Customs officers at Malko Tarnovo BCP found undeclared currency, with the BGN equivalent of BGN 44 016


2018-08-03

 

Undeclared currency, with the BGN equivalent of BGN 44 016 was seized by customs officers at the Malko Tarnovo BCP. On July 20, 2018, arrives a car traveling from Romania to Bulgaria to Turkey. The driver of the car that traveled with his family, Romanian citizens, did not declare any goods, precious metals and currency. Customs officers selected the car for detailed check. During the inspection customs officers found 19 700 euro banknotes in different denominations as well as 2500 British pounds, hidden in the factory cavity under the front right seat. Act for administrative violations were issued against of the driver.

According to Regulation (EC) 1889/2005 and the Foreign Exchange Law, monetary value over 10,000 euros should be declared when crossing an external border, such as the border between Turkey and Bulgaria.